Explore the Allies’ attempts to seek justice for the crimes of the Holocaust and World War II, and reflect on what it takes to repair a society after mass violence.
Students contemplate the challenges the Allies faced when seeking justice after the Holocaust through an interactive, discussion-based activity.
Students grapple with the meaning of justice and the purpose of trials as they learn how the Allies responded to the atrocities of Nazi Germany.
Former Nazi youth member Alfons Heck reflects on coming to terms with Germany’s role and his own part in the Holocaust.
Explore three stories of choices people made during World War II and consider their complexities, their impact, and what they can teach about human behavior.
Learn about how the Allies established the international tribunal that was responsible for conducting the trials of Germany’s leaders after World War II.
Learn about how the Allies sought to bring German leaders to justice after World War II and the Holocaust.
Reflect on the challenges posed by making moral judgments about the actions of people in the past.
Learn how the Nuremberg defendants' argued that German leaders were following orders when committing atrocities during the Holocaust.
Reflect on the desire for revenge that many victorious troops held at the end of World War II.
Learn about the use of slave labor by German companies and manufacturers during World War II.
Learn about the international tribunal that tried and sentenced German leaders at the end of World War II.
Learn about the trials of former Nazi perpetrators taking place in the 21st century and consider the motivation behind them and the challenges they pose.